Book Display – August 2019

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in August 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars, the Maydan Book Displays will surely be of interest to graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are searching for compelling sources to enrich their studies, as well as university professors and course instructors looking to add fresh material to their syllabi. Check back monthly for updates.

Muslims at the Margins of Europe Finland, Greece, Ireland and Portugal

Editor: Tuomas Martikainen, José Mapril and Adil Hussain KhanPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Europe

Food Insecurity and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa Agrarian Questions in Egypt and Tunisia

Author: Habib Ayeb & Ray BushPublisher: Anthem PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political EconomyRegion: North Africa

Ethiopian Christianity History, Theology, Practice

Author: Philip F. EslerPublisher: Baylor University PressYear: 2019Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Africa, Ethiopia

Understanding the Spiritual Meaning of Jerusalem in Three Abrahamic Religions

Editor: Antti LaatoPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Israel/Palestine

Religion and Education: Framing and Mapping a Field

Author: Stephen G. Parker, J. Berglund, David Lewin and Deirdre RafteryPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: Religious Studies, EducationRegion: Global

Muslim Environmentalisms Religious and Social Foundations

Author: Anna M. GadePublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic Studies, Environmental StudiesRegion: Global

Beauty in the Age of Empire Japan, Egypt, and the Global History of Aesthetic Education

Author: Raja AdalPublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Asian StudiesRegion: Global, Egypt, Japan

Making Mongol History Rashid al-Din and the Jamiʿ al-Tawarikh

Author: Stefan KamolaPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Gender, Governance and Islam

Editor: Deniz Kandiyoti, Nadje Al-Ali, Kathryn Spellman PootsPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Gender Studies, Political ScienceRegion: Global

Preserving Islamic Tradition Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism

Author: Nathan SpannausPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic Studies, HistoryRegion: Global

The Economics of the Middle East A Comparative Approach

Author: James E. RauchPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: EconomicsRegion: Global

Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Author: Taef El-AzhariPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East